1. pursuit2550's Avatar
    I read an article about the 32 being slower than the 128. I am sure most have read it so explain to me what the results mean for your average day user. I just call, text, email, maps, social media, and spotify. I dont really play any games. If I do its for short while. Will this be a concern for me. I am coming from a Nexus 5X. My wife has a 6S 64gb, so can you compare the speed to that one.
    10-14-2016 04:19 PM
  2. Craig's Avatar
    It really means nothing for the daily user.... the only time it would have any effect is if you're about totally out of space an storage. No one will notice anything in normal day-2-day usage. Can't really compare speeds as the test you're referring two was specific to a single task. Since the processor and graphics super fast.. the minor results mean about nothing for any normal user.
    10-14-2016 04:27 PM
  3. pursuit2550's Avatar
    Cool. I just dont need the space. My 5X has 32gb and between the OS and stuff I have on it I still have almost 25gb left.
    10-14-2016 04:44 PM
  4. mogelijk's Avatar
    You won't notice a difference. What they found is that the 32GB version stores everything on a single chip. By contrast, the 128GB version has 4 (if I recall correctly) chips where data is stored. Because the 128GB version stores things on 4 chips, it can write to all 4 chips simultaneously, making it marginally faster. One way to think of it is like a highway; a four lane highway can handle traffic roughly 4x faster than a highway with only a single lane.

    So the 128GB is a bit faster, at least when processing large amounts of information, but likely not enough faster that you would notice a difference in everyday use.
    10-15-2016 12:57 PM
  5. badelhas's Avatar
    I believe you will marginally notice it if you have both side by side and install a big game or something like that but we are talking about a second or two, tops.
    10-16-2016 06:59 AM
  6. MaxSmarties's Avatar
    I read an article about the 32 being slower than the 128. I am sure most have read it so explain to me what the results mean for your average day user. I just call, text, email, maps, social media, and spotify. I dont really play any games. If I do its for short while. Will this be a concern for me. I am coming from a Nexus 5X. My wife has a 6S 64gb, so can you compare the speed to that one.
    Only synthetic benchmarks could highlight that difference. Buy the model that fit your needs
    10-16-2016 08:08 AM

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